Events

Sunday May 11, 2014
Start: 05/11/2014 6:00 pm

The SPECULATIVE FICTION BOOK CLUB will discuss The Magicians by Lev Grossman.

Monday May 12, 2014
Start: 05/12/2014 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Paul Taylor, author of The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown.

For more information visit: http://www.worldaffairs.org/

Start: 05/12/2014 7:30 pm

The BROKEN COMPASS ADVENTURE BOOK CLUB will discuss West with the Night by Beryl Markham.

Tuesday May 13, 2014
Start: 05/13/2014 6:00 pm

The BOOK BUSTERS MIDDLE READER BOOK CLUB (ages 8-12) will discuss Will in Scarlet by Matthew Cody.

Start: 05/13/2014 6:30 pm

The CENTRAL SF CLASSIC LIT BOOK CLUB will discuss Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev.

Start: 05/13/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Start: 05/13/2014 7:00 pm

The POLITICALLY INSPIRED BOOK CLUB will discuss Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class by Ian Haney López.

Start: 05/13/2014 7:00 pm

ALAMEDA'S YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB (ages 13+) will discuss The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey.

Start: 05/13/2014 7:00 pm

The MISS JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB will discuss The School for Scandal and Other Plays by Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

Start: 05/13/2014 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents singer Jessye Norman, author of Stand Up Straight and Sing!, in conversation with Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony since 1995, Michael Tilson Thomas.

For more information visit: http://www.cityarts.net/

Wednesday May 14, 2014
Start: 05/14/2014 7:00 pm

The RECOMMENDED BY A STRANGER BOOK CLUB will discuss The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje.

Start: 05/14/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Start: 05/14/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Start: 05/14/2014 7:00 pm

The SFLGBT BOOK CLUB will discuss London Triptych by Jonathan Kemp.

Start: 05/14/2014 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures and Noise Pop presents Carrie Brownstein, co-author of Portlandia: A Guide for Visitors and The Portlandia Activity Book, in conversation with Vendela Vita.

For more information visit: http://www.cityarts.net/

Thursday May 15, 2014
Start: 05/15/2014 3:30 pm

The BOOK BITES: Tasty Tales in Twenty read aloud series meets at 3:30 every Thursday and reads stories for newly independent readers (ages 6-8).

Start: 05/15/2014 6:00 pm

The Marines' Memorial Club presents Rick Atkinson, author of The Guns at Last Light: The War in Europe, 1944-1945, the final book in his Liberation Trilogy.

For more information visit: http://www.marinesmemorialtheatre.com/

Start: 05/15/2014 6:30 pm
n/a
Start: 05/15/2014 7:00 pm

The BIG YES SOCIETY DISCUSSION GROUP will discuss Indie Spiritualist: A No Bullshit Exploration of Spirituality by Chris Grosso.

Start: 05/15/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Start: 05/15/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Friday May 16, 2014
Start: 05/16/2014 10:00 am

The BABY'S FIRST BOOK CLUB will read picture books perfect for your under 3's!

Start: 05/16/2014 5:00 pm

The OUR PARENTS MADE US DO THIS BOOK CLUB will discuss Divergent by Veronica Roth.

Saturday May 17, 2014
Start: 05/17/2014 2:00 pm
n/a
Sunday May 18, 2014
Start: 05/18/2014 1:00 pm

The WILD GIRLS MOTHER DAUGHTER BOOK CLUB will discuss The Secret Hum of a Daisy by Tracy Holczer.

Start: 05/18/2014 5:00 pm

The NIGHT OF THE LIVING BOOK CLUB will discuss NOS4A2 by Joe Hill.

Monday May 19, 2014
Start: 05/19/2014 6:00 pm

The NYM-ACTUAL-BOOK CLUB (ages 14+) will discuss Panic by Lauren Oliver.

Start: 05/19/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Start: 05/19/2014 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Ruth Reichl, author of Delicious!, in conversation with San Francisco Chronicle columnist Leah Garchik.

For more information visit: http://www.cityarts.net/

Tuesday May 20, 2014
Start: 05/20/2014 6:00 pm
n/a
Start: 05/20/2014 7:00 pm

The FOURTH TUESDAY (MARGIE’S) BOOK CLUB will discuss My Wish List by Grégoire Delacourt.

Start: 05/20/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Wednesday May 21, 2014
Start: 05/21/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Start: 05/21/2014 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents The Neuroscience of Music and Creativity with cognitive neuroscientist at UCSF and member of the faculty at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Indre Viskontas, in conversation with Kelly McGonigal.

For more information visit: http://www.cityarts.net/

Thursday May 22, 2014
Start: 05/22/2014 12:00 pm

The Belmont Library presents David Downing, author of Jack of Spies.

For more information visit: http://www.smcl.org/en/content/belmont

Start: 05/22/2014 3:30 pm

The BOOK BITES: Tasty Tales in Twenty read aloud series meets at 3:30 every Thursday and reads stories for newly independent readers (ages 6-8).

Start: 05/22/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Start: 05/22/2014 7:00 pm

The DESERT ISLAND BOOK CLUB will discuss The 25th Hour by David Benioff.

Start: 05/22/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Friday May 23, 2014
Start: 05/23/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Saturday May 24, 2014
Start: 05/24/2014 2:00 pm
n/a
Start: 05/24/2014 4:00 pm
n/a
Sunday May 25, 2014
Start: 05/25/2014 2:00 pm

The B.G.P. SOCIAL NETWORK BOOK SOCIETY (ages 16 & up) will meet.

Start: 05/25/2014 6:00 pm

The INTIMATES: EAST BAY QUEER BOOK CLUB will discuss Orlando by Virginia Woolf.

Start: 05/25/2014 11:00 pm

The WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL BOOK CLUB will discuss Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese.

Monday May 26, 2014
Start: 05/26/2014 7:00 pm

The HANDS ON BAY AREA BOOK CLUB will discuss For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History by Sarah Rose.

Tuesday May 27, 2014
Start: 05/27/2014 7:00 pm

The FOREIGN INTRIGUE BOOK CLUB will discuss Tequila Blue by Rolo Diez.

Wednesday May 28, 2014
Start: 05/28/2014 6:00 pm

The YOUNG@HEART BOOK CLUB will discuss Going Over by Beth Kephart.

Start: 05/28/2014 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Evan Osnos, author of Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China.

For more information visit: http://www.worldaffairs.org/

Start: 05/28/2014 7:30 pm

The CLASSICS I FORGOT TO READ BOOK CLUB will discuss The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andric.

Thursday May 29, 2014
Start: 05/29/2014 3:30 pm

The BOOK BITES: Tasty Tales in Twenty read aloud series meets at 3:30 every Thursday and reads stories for newly independent readers (ages 6-8).

Start: 05/29/2014 7:00 pm

The Is That A Gun in Your Pocket? Book Club will discuss The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain.

Start: 05/29/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Start: 05/29/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Saturday May 31, 2014
Start: 05/31/2014 2:00 pm
n/a
Sunday June 01, 2014
Monday June 02, 2014
Start: 06/02/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Start: 06/02/2014 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Edward St. Aubyn, author of Lost for Words, in conversation with Steven Winn.

For more information visit: http://www.cityarts.net/

Tuesday June 03, 2014
Start: 06/03/2014 7:00 pm

The WOMEN WE'D LIKE TO LUNCH WITH BOOK CLUB will discuss Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead.

Start: 06/03/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Wednesday June 04, 2014
Start: 06/04/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Start: 06/04/2014 7:00 pm

The SAN FRANCISCO TRAVEL BOOK CLUB and LECTURE SERIES will discuss Road Fever by Tim Cahill.

Start: 06/04/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Thursday June 05, 2014
Start: 06/05/2014 3:30 pm

The BOOK BITES: Tasty Tales in Twenty read aloud series meets at 3:30 every Thursday and reads stories for newly independent readers (ages 6-8).

Start: 06/05/2014 7:00 pm

The POLITICALLY INSPIRED BOOK CLUB will discuss The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger by Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett.

Start: 06/05/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Start: 06/05/2014 7:30 pm
n/a
Friday June 06, 2014
Start: 06/06/2014 7:00 pm

The JCCSF presents Richard Ravitch, author of So Much to Do: A Lifetime of Business, Politics, and Confronting Fiscal Crises.

For more informatyion visit: https://www.jccsf.org/arts-ideas/arts-ideas-home

Saturday June 07, 2014
Start: 06/07/2014 9:30 am

The FIRST SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will discuss The Secret History by Donna Tartt.

Start: 06/07/2014 1:00 pm

Join us for a delightful event featuring the winners of Stagebridge Senior Theater's 19th Annual Grandparent’s Tales Contest for My Grandparents' Story. Each winning child will share a story their grandparents have shared with them. A portion of sales from this event will be donated to Stagebridge, America's most acclaimed and innovative senior theatre company. Plus, special guest author Madeleine Dunphy will be reading from her picture book, At Home with the Gopher Tortoise: The Story of a Keystone Species!

Start: 06/07/2014 6:30 pm

The ADVENTUROUS READERS CLUB will discuss The Last Wild by Piers Torday.

Start: 06/07/2014 7:00 pm

Pajama Party at Palo Alto! Put on your Jammies and join the party! Books Inc. Palo Alto presents a special storytime reading with author Gianna Marino and her gorgeous picture book, Following Papa's Song! Save room for a snack, milk and cookies and other tasty treats will be served!

Sunday June 08, 2014
Start: 06/08/2014 11:00 am
n/a
Start: 06/08/2014 6:00 pm

The SPECULATIVE FICTION BOOK CLUB will discuss Conservation of Shadows by Yoon Ha Lee.

Start: 06/08/2014 7:15 pm

The MOSTLY FICTION BOOK CLUB GROUP will discuss The Last Train to Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari by Paul Theroux.

Monday June 09, 2014
Start: 06/09/2014 7:00 pm
n/a
Start: 06/09/2014 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Science & Scripture: Inside the Vatican Observatory with Director Emeritus of the Vatican Observatory, Father George Coyne, SJ, in conversation with Director of the Morrison Planetarium and Science Visualization studio at the California Academy of Sciences, Ryan Wyatt.

For more information visit: http://www.cityarts.net/

Start: 06/09/2014 7:30 pm

The BROKEN COMPASS ADVENTURE BOOK CLUB will discuss The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean.

Tuesday June 10, 2014
Start: 06/10/2014 6:00 pm

The BOOK BUSTERS MIDDLE READER BOOK CLUB (ages 8-12) will discuss Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell.

Start: 06/10/2014 6:30 pm

The CENTRAL SF CLASSIC LIT BOOK CLUB will discuss Song of the Lark by Willa Cather.

Start: 06/10/2014 7:00 pm

ALAMEDA'S YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB (ages 13+) will discuss The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau.

Start: 06/10/2014 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Tom Robbins, discussing Tibetan Peach Pie: A True Account of an Imaginative Life, in conversation with Isabel Duffy.

For more information visit: http://www.cityarts.net/

Syndicate content